FICTION FEATURE FILM | 79’| CHINA | 2018
Mochen Wang Yuan
After falling into sleep, Jiang, a young painter, finds himself in a Taogu village where he meets a mute girl, Jiu’er, and her foster father Old Bai who believes firmly in ancient Xiangchu gods. As an observer and participant of the dream, the veneration they show to the gods deeply touches Jiang.
2018 *26th RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, World Premiere, London, UK)
2019 * 24th PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL 2019 (Official Selection, London, UK)
2019 * 12th CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL FILM MARKET & FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cape Town, SouthAfrica)
2019 * 50th INT’L FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA (Official Selection, Goa, India)
2020 * 6th BORREGO SPRINGS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Borrego Springs, CA, USA)
2020*4th IBIZACINEFEST (Official Selection, Ibiza, Spain)
2020 * 15th BELOIT INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beloit, United States)
2020* 18th INTERNATIONAL FILMMOR WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Istanbul, Turkey)
Wen Li, young female director, born in China, has studied painting since childhood. She graduated with a BFA from Central Academy of Fine Arts and MFA from School of Visual Arts. In 2012, her thesis work “Ferry” won The Third Prize of Graduated Design of CAFA. In 2016, her short film “Water Ghost” won the Gold Prize of CAFA Agnès Varda’s Award, The New Force Prize of Toronto China-West Filmmakers Alliance and the Gold Remi Award of Worldfest Houston International Film Festival, among others. In October 2018, her debut feature film “Feelings to tell” was premiered at the Raindance Film Festival in London, UK.